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What Does Spot On Kidney Mean
Flowing blood: It seems you saw the screen during an ultrasound. One of the functions uses doppler analysis to determine blood flow. Flow is indicated by color on the screen. Yellow is usually used for power doppler which is more sensitive to flow but not direction specific. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Many things: It could something as simple as a benign cyst, blood vessel malformation (hemagioma), other benign tumors (such as adenoma, nodular hyperplasia) or something as bad as a cancer (which could represent a metastasis or a primary liver cancer). You need more details, and preferably a ct scan or MRI with contrast for better information. ...Read more
Usually bleeding: Most red spots on the retina are due to blood vessel dilation (aneurysm) or bleeding (dots and blots). These may indicate diabetes, or some other vascular disease. Larger red spots can be due to macular detachment or vascular occlusion. Any new red spot should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
May be nothing BUT..: Must rule out serious cause- tumor see gastroenterologist to review. ...Read more
Tonsil spot: It could be an infection and what you are seeing is pus. It could be a tonsil stone, which is a white material stuck down in the tonsil crypts. An infection obviously requires treatment with antibiotics. Tonsil stones can be treated with gargling or even tonsillectomy if gargling is not effective. ...Read more
Can be a lot: Fingernail disorders can be wide and varied as far as causes. Dermatologists are experts in fingernail diseases. White markings, called leukonychia, can be caused by trauma, infections, drugs, or other systemic diseases. ...Read more
Beats me: What, where, visible, on ultrasound? How big? ...Read more
Cyst: Renal cysts are benign, usually cause no problems. ...Read more
See below: This depends on what cyst and in what organ. Usually, though, a heterogenous area in a cyst may mean a solid nodule component, an area of debris containing proteinaceous or hemorrhagic materials, or septations. This is a nonspecific description and more information would be helpful. ...Read more
Not Likely Related: Identification of a kidney mass requires xrays to determine its benign or malignant nature. Most often a ct scan without and with dye is done. If any doubt exists, an MRI or biopsy may be ordered. Surgery if a cancer is detected. Bph (enlarged prostate) occurs as men age and creates the issues men suffer with urination. Weakened stream, more frequent visits and urge are common. Meds can help. ...Read more
New spot found on liver thru ct.Early bt show increase liver enzymes.Us show fullness kidney & cyst on gallbladder.What does this mean?
Hard to say: Have you had a colonoscopy? It is hard to say what the spot on your liver is without looking at your films... This could be a simple cyst, but if it is new, it could be a colon cancer (or other kind of tumor). You need a proper exam, including a colonoscopy if you haven't had one yet. If that is negative, it may require a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My aunt was told she has two black spots on her kidney.. She is very healthy .. What can this mean?
Cysts: was the test ultrasound?cysts are ok and are dark or black on us ...Read more
My cousin have two black spots in kidney, She is twelve years old. What can these mean? Is it curable by operation? or Symptom of kidney damages.
Unknown: Without the information to review it is hard to understand what you are describing. Dark on x-rays generally mean a fluid filled space.Since you did not say this was an x-ray or provide a reason her kidney was studied, this is all to confusing to comment on. You are welcome to get more information together and re-submit it.Your questions are not linked and are sent out at random. ...Read more
What could grey spots on an ultrasound potentially mean? They were on either my liver or kidney and there were about 10 varrying in size.
Sharp pain near kidney on right side for one week, suddenly switched to the left side in the same spot and is more severe.
Kidney area pain: It is important to get a diagnosis. Please see your doc. It MAY be muscle strain, kidney stones, or something else. Your doc will help you identify what is happening and treat as needed. Then you will have peace of mind and feel better. Chronic back pain can be a real problem. Catch it early. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes: Ultrasound is a very good initial screening test for the kidneys.It can help identify kidney stones, obstruction of the kidneys, and tumors. If the ultrasound is questionable or clearly abnormal, a more specific imaging study is required such as a ct scan or MRI of the kidneys for further evaluation. Lesions seen ultrasound do not necessarily indicate cancer but further testing is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask doctor...: How do you know a spot in kidney being chalky, by x-ray or CT or MRI? If yes from either one, why did you have it? But, in many laypersons' mind, a chalky spot could represents the presence of non-moving stone in the kidney. More? Ask your doctor timely for details since s/he possesses more info about you than anyone online. ...Read more
solid or cystic: Ultrasound can tell if a lesion in the kidney is solid or cystic. A simple, uncomplicated cyst is usually nothing to worry about, and therefore no further workup would be needed. However, an ultrasound cannot tell if a solid mass is benign or malignant, so if the lesion is solid, further evaluation would be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both either sides of my back hurt. Spots are in the exact same spot just on either side of my spine. Could it be my kidneys?
See below: Most "spots" on kidneys are cysts which are generally benign. It would be important to know how long it was stable. Ie was it 4 months or 4 years? We see more kidneys with spots than without in people of your age so it's probably nothing to worry about, but would still follow your docs recommendations. The radiologist may be able to be a little more specific or could confirm w/ ultrasound. ...Read more
My friend has a large spot on his kidney. He is scheduled for surgery w/o having a pet scan first. is this wise?
I had cancer on my left kidney they removed some spot but im still in pain i get my checkup they say it doing fine but it stii hurt on both side?
See below: It is hard to answer accurately with the information given- please check with your urologist who did surgery. Good luck ! ...Read more
My dad previously diagnosed with prostrate cancer & the affect region was removed. However, recent report shows black spot in its kidney. Any danger?
How/why would calcium build up in kidney's of a 5 yr.Old? Why trace blood every spot urine? What kind of causes can it be from? Anything real serious?
Could be a tumor: Could be a tumor, but may simply be a cyst, or a stone, or retained fat material. ...Read more
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